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questions for the actions by the shooter that led police to open fire killing him. >> we could hear all this screaming, you know, and, yeah, that's pretty much what we heard. and then later we heard a couple of more pops. >> reporter: frightened neighbors say the gunfire started at 9:00. police rushed to the scene. >> it's a tragic incident perpetrated by evil. i don't know how else to put it. >> reporter: patrol officers arrived to find the barricaded suspect inside the home. hostage negotiators tried to talk the 24-year-old man into surrendering. >> at one point we did hear him say -- the cops say, just let the boy go. >> reporter: oh my god, how terrifying. >> it was very scary. >> reporter: the suspect did release the 13-year-old son of the slain couple but he wouldn't turn himself over to police. at one point he raised his gun
toward police and that's when one officer fired one time, killing the. officers then entered the residence and located the adult male and adult female homeowners deceased. the suspect was also inside the residence deceased. chief ed key garcia says -- chief eddie garcia says it appears the suspect was distraught over a breakup with one of the homeowners' daughters. investigators say the suspect had a criminal past and a history of mental illness and violence. unnerved neighbors trying to return to normal after a dose of reality entered this quiet cul-de-sac. >> it's unfortunately. i think it will happen anywhere if the happens in willow glenn. >> reporter: the officer who opened fire killing the homicide suspect is on paid leave pending the outcome of an investigation. additionally both the d.a.'s office and the homicide unit
are doing a joint investigation into what happened here. live in the willow glenn section of san jose, jesse gary, ktvu fox 2 news. >> jesse, the children of those two people who were killed, especially that little 13-year- old boy, do we know where they are tonight? >> reporter: with relatives, we believe. the 13-year-old boy, and i asked the chief about this. i said serks okay? he said, well, it's relative. he was not physically harm but you can imagine he's terribly shaken after watching his parents get killed. the 20-year-old was able to escape. the two daughters, one who lives out of town, she's flying back. police have been in touch with the other daughter who livens town. we're still waiting on police to give us the official identities so we can release the names to you. another officer involved shooting this week. police identified the man killed in that incident as 28- year-old joseph torino. investigators say police were responding to a report of
family dispute at a home when he charged at an a officer holding a large knife. that's when officer mario martinez opened fire. the officer has been placed on routine paid administrative leave while the investigation is underway. it's been a catastrophe, and this is a great plan. >> this vote will be tattooed to them. as i also said, they will glow in the dark. >> president trump and how republicans celebrating deem kratz that are outraged after the bill to replace and repeal major parts of the healthcare accident. republicans passed the bill before the congressional budget office could issue a report on the estimated cost and on how many people stand to lose health coverage under the bill. lauren blanchard now tells us the bill faces uncertainty in the senate. >> reporter: house republicans
boarded buses for the short ride down pennsylvania avenue to join the president for a victory lap all before heading out on a long recess. >> it's essentially dead. >> reporter: president donald trump celebrating the first step towards his promise to repeal and replace obamacare. >> this has brought the republican party together. >> the bill is passed and without the motion to reconsider is laid upon the table. >> reporter: house republicans pushing through a revamped version of the american care act addressing concerns of republicans who wouldn't support the original bill. while some moderates wanted more protections for those with preexisting conditions. gop leadership has been working behind the scenes to calm the feelings of the mesh taxpayers.
>> you know, a lot of us have been waiting seven years to cast this vote. >> reporter: democrats lined up on the house floor to slam the reworked legislation claiming deep cuts to medicare would hurt millions and saying up to 24 million more could lose their insurance. >> speaker ryan once called this bill an act of mercy. an act of mercy. there is no mercy here. >> reporter: the bill now heads to the senate where republicans only hold a small advantage. senate minority leader cluck schumer already staying bill is going nowhere fast. all of california's 14 republican members of the house voted for this bill. half of them are from districts that hillary clinton won in november. as expected all of california's 39 house democrats voted against the bill. joining us now is our political analyst brian sobel. so many different things to talk about but you do have to admit whether you like the bill or not it is a pretty big
accomplishment for house speaker paul ryan and president trump. >> absolutely. especially after the abysmal failure a few weeks ago, to be able to reconstitute the bill and bring it back to the house floor and actually pass it, although it was razor thin, an accomplishment. >> talk about some of the changes. there would no longer be an individual man date, people would not be required to have health insurance. also there would be the questions about preexisting conditions. >> it's got to go to the senate and be debated. whether the pieces remain in there is open to question. as an example, on the preexisting conditions piece of it, the bottom line is that the tax payer of america is going to probably absorb those costs under this version. there's a placement in there of many billions of dollars. but this is a highly technical
bill. many members of the house, frank, said they had not even read before it they voted on it, on both sides of the aisle. so this is going to play out in time, all of the pluses and. >> you mention a very uncertain future in the senate. in fact it sounds like if you listen to some of the senators essential they're going to start back at ground zero if you will. >> some say they are going to start at ground series. it would be a shell, and then they would repackage it. don't know. i think there's going to be a lot of debate. the senate has only a slim majority for republicans, and on that basis, there's going to have to be some more bipartisanship there to make that bill pass. >> i have to ask you about this. you have been an observer of politics for many years. you have been an elect official. after the bill was passed the
democrats started chanting and taunting the republicans. i was talking to someone today and she just said, why would they do that? it's so childish. >> it's sophomoric. and i don't know why either party -- >> this is serious business. >> reporter: exactly. we're talking about the american knee. we're talking about people's health. >> reporter: exactly. this is critically important. this idea, we heard of spiking the football over getting a better deal in the budget perceived, or the republicans winning today. i don't know what it says to the american people, but it doesn't say much in my view. it says, hey, we're in a sense very immature about this. >> there's so much to talk about. we'll see you again during our 6:00 hour. >> absolutely. the governor of ohio john kasich said partisan politics may prevent a lot of proposals from getting through congress including the battle over healthcare. kasich joined us in studio this
morning on ktvu's "the nine." >> when one party tries to jam things through it creates chaos. while we can look at politicians and the president, would about our neighborhood? what about our family? >> we'll have more later on this hour. chilling testimony today at a preliminary hearing for the man accused of shooting and killing a hayward police sergeant back in 2015. new at 5:00 tonight ktvu crime reporter henry whree was at the hearing. today we heard from someone who up until now has remained silent about what happened. >> heather, the officer who was with sergeant scott lunger took the stand. he described the horror he felt's saws partner and friend get shot and kid. hayward police officers packed an open courtroom as a preliminary hearing got underway. >> scott lung ser a member of
our family. his family is our family as well by extension and it is important for us to show our commitment to the case and the criminal justice system in general. >> reporter: cameras were not allowed in court. this says strad da at an earlier court appearance. in his first public appearance this officer, justin green, took the stand describing how he saws former training officer die. green testified that he saw sergeant lunger talking to the driver of white chevy silverado. green said the sergeant suddenly shouted, whoa, whoa, whoa, and then a shot rang out from the truck. the sergeant crumpled to the ground. they played a dispatch recording during which green is heard yelling, shots fired, and partner down. lunger was 48 years old and had served in patrol, the s.w.a.t. team, and a gang unit. he played in an adult baseball
league and coached softball. he was the father of two. estrada has pleaded not guilty to murder with special circumstances. if convicted he could face life in prison without parole or the death penalty. i asked one of his attorneys, did he. >> i'll wait and see what happens and how the evidence comes out. we'll make a determination after that. >> reporter: at the end of the hearing a judge will determine whether there's enough evidence for trial. estrada inting held without basement. >> henry, what was the defendant like? any reaction also from any of the officers there in the audience? >> reporter: estrada hasn't shown any reaction. i have been following the case for years. he doesn't show any emotion. as far as the officers' difficult for them to hear that radio call, officer down. >> henry lee in our newsroom, thank you. one final chance to convince the jury before
deliberations begin. tonight at 5:30 hear why a legal expert says may be awhile before there's a verdict in the murder case of the man accused of killing sierra lamar. just in time for fire. >> reporter: and battling firns hard to reach area. today, temperatures as much as 20 degrees cooler than yesterday. more cooling to come. details after the break. ♪
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>> paul claim bears gets a first look at the new trucks to ensure people are safe. >> reporter: stepping into the modern age of fire safety -- ?iewn like other departments that are strictly metropolitan based we have to be capable to do it all. >> reporter: new trucks specifically to battle wild land fires. >> it's been 20 years. so we're still using those apparatus. we have kept them up and used them to the best of our ability. now it is time to upgrade our apparatus so we can handle the demand. >> reporter: back in 1991 the oakland hills fire was the wildlife urban interface fire in the bay area's history killing 25 and destroying thousands of homes. shortly after that the city purchased this and similar trucks but now the department is trading it and three other trucks for newer state-of-the- art trucks with more updated bells and whistles.
>> we're getting a better ride better radios, better lighting, better ground clearance. just a lot of features that make at more well rounded apparatus. >> reporter: the old trucks were made to only seat two. however, the new ones not only doubles that number, it also provides added safety. >> we can be more effective and efficient if we get into those areas with all our personnel and not just half of our personnel. >> should situations change we are going to have to squeeze four people bank intool a single cab. now we have the ability to put all four people into one apparatus. >> reporter: the trucks will also be used when a protest turns destructive. oakland fire department will also be putting graffiti-proof signs like these out on trail accesses. >> it's another way so we can send the right apparatus and be
able to help mitigate quicker. >> reporter: the department is traded in its old-school hand- drawn map system for these new colors ones that use gps so the crews can better see where canyons and valleys are when they travel during fire season. four albany high school students disciplined for their connection to racist images posted on a social media cited have filed a lawsuit against the district. the controversy goes back to march when albany high school administrators learned of racist images posted on a student's private instagram account. they included nooses drawn around the next of some black students and side by side pictures of them and apes. four students who commented on or liked those images were suspended. >> there's also students who just followed the account who didn't post anything or like anything. so almost they've been branded, essential they've been given a scarlet letter, a guilt by
association. >> i think you should have a certain degree of freedom of speech burks when it includes an image of lynching a black persons and then a person at our school, i think that really crosses the line. >> the controversy set off protests on campus. officials found that schools can only prohibit speech when it interferes with school activities. a big cool-down today, as much as 20 degrees in some bay area locations. last few days we've had record warmth. that's a thing of the past. we will be below average on temperatures as we. is a that rosa you the day, 20
degrees lower. a big cool-down. fog is in at the coast. the reason -- one of the big reasons for the push is this guy right here, as it pushes unit's pushing the fog up against the coast. it's changed the flow from offshore to on 0. you can see the high clouds drifting in. i actually was look out over the east, over the sierra and there were some cumulus clouds popping up, indicative of this unsettled weather pattern that is headed our way. it could sprinkle a little bit in the north bay, maybe in the east bay but i'm not really forecasting rain as the main event. the main event is going to be the cool-down which we are experiencing now. 22 degrees cooler right now in santa rosa than yesterday at this time. 15 degrees cooler in concord, 14 degrees cooler in san jose. the winds are blowing straight on shore, brisk, northwesterly
winds. san fran. there's the city, a lot. temperatures definitely on the decline, and they will continue to decline as this weak weather system pushes towards us and increases the clouds and brings us more wind tomorrow. with that, it is going to be slightly cooler tomorrow. temperatures trending downward right into your bay area saturday. that's the trend, the story. tomorrow not as warm as was today. a. >> 0. now we're back in this unusual pattern. here we are may. this is an unusual pattern. there might even be some snow in the mountains, just light amounts. >> we just can't shaict. >> what's going on? seriously, that low should not
be here right now, but it is. >> it seems like there's no normal any more. >> that's well put. >> bill, thank you. the warriors looking to take a commanding 2-0 lead in their series against the utah jazz. a live picture here from oracle arena. that's patrick mccall out there warming up. we are going to take you live to oracle with jason appelbaum after the break. new at 6:00 a piece of bay area art history that crashes into the bay. the plans now to try to preserve it. yeah, it was twice as big as that looks from the pier.
all right, the warriors made it look easy in game one against the jazz on tuesday night. >> tonight it's game two. tip-off an hour away. ktvu's jason appelbaum and our sports director mark ibanez at the arena. guys, what do you tell your team if you're the jazz after losing so much? >> reporter: where's the white flag? >> i would say the warriors have 32 assists and just seven turnovers, and we hung with them. it was a methodical win by the warriors but we didn't get blown out. so i think you draw encouragement. on the flip of the coin, warriors only hit seven 3- pointers. they didn't really hit from beyond the arc so that was a
factor. >> you have to be realistic. to them, i would just say watch them in the transition game. what the warriors get out and running, that's where you see them at their very best. if you can somehow slow them down, because like you said, i think they did a good job at limiting the 3-point shot. they were able to make sure that steph didn't get a lot of open looks. clay thompson, i'm predicting that he has a big breakout game beck's been quiet. the other thing, try and get some lobs inside for your big guy. >> i really like that. look over our shoulder here. you've got javale mcgee, and obviously rudy gobert, the big 7' 1" center. what's his nickname? >> the stifle tower. >> reporter: the stifle tower. one of the great nicknames. this will be mike brown's
fourth full game at the helm. he's done an outstanding job so far. >> reporter: that's the thing. the warriors, if it were a lot of other teams, this would be a drastic situation. you are the head coach, the guy who has helped formulate what kind of game they play is not available. the warriors are extremely fortunate to have a guy of mike brown's caliber, his basketball acumen, and not only that a, he himself has coached a team to the finals, the cleveland cavs. >> reporter: it's mike brown's show right now. stephen curry had some very nice things to say about brown. >> coach brown has done a nice job. respectful is a word, but take ownership of the opportunity right now to help us get over this next challenge.
he obviously has coach in his ear all the time, and that's how it should be. but he's got to have confidence in himself and his own mind, what he sees, out there to make decision on the fly and push the right buttons in games and make the right adjustments. >> reporter: so frank, you asked earlier what would you say if you're the jazz head coach. honestly, here's the problem for the jazz. their best player is gordon hayward. he wouldn't even crack the starting lineup for the warriors. >> reporter: they held him to 12 points. short and sweet, heather, frank, there is no hope. >> he's so blunt. >> that's what i was looking for. >> reporter: i agree. i'm going to be honest with you. >> enjoy the game tonight. we'll see you later. >> i would to have agree with that as well. californians may get a bigger role when picking the next president. the vote today to make our state primary more important. an update on a high-profile
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five years after morgan hill teenager sierra lamar vanished the case of the man accused in her killing is now in the hands of a jury. maureen taylor joins us live with what's next. maureen. >> reporter: well, heather, jury deliberations started this afternoon. i can now tell you they have ended for the day and they are planned to beginning a gain tomorrow. more than five years after this teenager disappeared from morgan hill the murder case is in the hands of a jury. >> it has been a long trial but it is just a blink of an eye compared to how much time we haven't had sierra with us. >> reporter: jurors will decide if 25-year-old antolin garcia- torres kidnapped and killed 15- year-old sierra lamar along with trying to kidnap three women outside a grocery store. thursday morning the prosecution finished their rebuttal bringing closing arguments to an end. >> we also continued to build on the cases involving the safeway attacks and say mr.
garcia-torres was practicing in those events, and he got it right in sierra lamar. he kidnapped her and killed her. >> reporter: we asked the district attorney if he wanted to say anything after. >> can't, sorry. >> reporter: sierra's father received hugs after 13 weeks of testimony and three days of closing arguments came to an end. >> now we wait and we pray and we hope for justice for sierra. >> almost there. >> reporter: supporters who attended proceedings wore red converse tennis shoes the teen loved so much. >> it's been a long five years. i think there's not one sierra lamar volunteer who has not been changed. >> reporter: prosecutors point out garcia-torres' dna was found on his jeans. what you saw the prosecution do
is stress that this is dna. >> reporter: garcia-torres' defense attorney also did not want to comment. i'm told the jury is planning to deliberate tomorrow morning, but not in the afternoon, and the court will give a one-hour warning when a verdict is reached. heather. >> all right, maureen. do we know why they won't continue deliberating into the afternoon? >> reporter: yeah, the judge gave them a decision. normally the jury, who has not been meeting here on friday, the judge let the jurors decide, do you want to deliberate on friday, and it appears they close to deliberate half a day. if no verdict is reached they plan to be back monday morning. >> maureen naylor, thank you. new information now, the san francisco medical examiner's office has identified the stabbing suspect who was shot and killed by police yesterday at a subway sandwich shop on market street.
he is 26-year-old nicolas flusche. the officer involved in that shooting is the same officer who shot and injured a man in san francisco who had kicked and punched officers during a struggle four months ago. tara moriarty tells us more about both men and the officer who now connects them. >> reporter: a go fund me page to cover funeral costs has now been set up for 26-year-old nicolas flusche the man who witnesses say stabbed a subway sandwich shop worker. witnesses say this cart belonged to the man who appeared homeless. his facebook page shows he originally hailed from texas, part of a large family. the officer who allegedly pulled the trigger is the same officer who shot and injured a mentally ill man on the steps of his own home four months ago. that officer heard yelling in this video at 42-year-old sean moore has not been officially identified by sfpd but he
responded to a call at mr's home in january. body cam video shows moore was physically combative, funching and kicking officers. moore shot twice, then retreats to call 911. >> he is gun happy. he likes to shoot. he needs to be trained. he needs to learn how to take care of people that are in distress. >> reporter: moore faces charges for aggravated assault on a police officer. last week a judge dropped eight of those ten charges and today the judge released moore on his own recog any scans. no cameras were allowed in the courtroom. it remains to be seen if this new information about the police officer has any berg on moore's case. >> to me it is troubling it is the same officer, but at the same time i don't know the fact of what happened yesterday. >> reporter: the district attorney's office won't comment on the officer and is pushing forward with the charges. >> we have two different rulings from two different judges. both of them are contradictory to one another.
we're seeking clarity from the bench in order to determine what our next steps are. >> reporter: they say moore is happy to get out of jail after 118 days behind bars. in san francisco, tara moriarty, ktvu fox 2 news. former state senator mark leno has announced he is running for mayor of san francisco. he filed his paperwork today becoming the first official candidate in the city's race for mayor. leno has had a long history in state and local politics. an hour angst an interview on ktvu's "the four" he told us he wants to tackle some of the major issues the city is facing including affordable housing and the homeless crisis. >> we need to keep people who have a home in their homes. this directly relates to our homeless crisis. about 70% of those who are living on the street were living under a roof in san
francisco. >> leno's announcement to run for mayor comes two years ahead of election day. if he wins he would become the first openly gay mayor in san francisco. a bill to move california's presidential primary from june to late march has passed the state senate. the bill's author says the change would ensure that presidential candidates take the time to address issues that are important to californians. the bill would also move legislative and congressional primaries to the same day. the state assembly will now take up the measure. snow melt causing dangerous conditions in the sierra foothills. in a moment the warning for people planning to head to the rivers. when one party just tries to jam things through it creates chaos. >> governor and former presidential candidate john kasich stopped by our studios today. coming up, hear his take on the current political climate over the healthcare debate.
if governor of ohio and former republican presidential candidate john kasich said he is concerned that the american people could come out the losers in the growing battle between republicans and democrats in washington, d.c. he says current fight over healthcare could become part of that partisan battle. indicationic joined us -- kasich joined us this morning in studio.
he talked to mike mibach about the urgent need for unity during this critical time. >> if you don't have unity in politics you accomplish nothing major. so they're going to pass this gym house, democrats will be against it, the same way republicans did not vote for obamacare. when one party tries to jam things through it's not sustainable and creates chaos. let's get down to where we live. who about our neighborhood? what about our families? families are fighting with one another over politics. it's so stupid. people ought to take up bowling and give up absorbing all this political news. >> i've always wanted to ask a candidate this. when you are going to whatever town, bob johnson's cafe and you are shaking hands, do people really ask you, gee, governor, what's your tax reform plan? are you going to cut social security? or do they look you in the guy and go, do you even care about me? >> did you run for president? >> no, i was born in indonesia.
just kidding. >> originally when i was on the trail i was talking about things like the budget and healthcare, but people in america wanted to think about, do you care about me? is there going to be somebody there to help me whenever the water rises? >> did you get that on the campaign trail? >> i got it on the campaign trail. i believe it's the most important issue. when trump won it was because he appealed to people who were very fearful about their future, either their present or their future or the future of their kids. he said, look, i can fix all this quickly. i'm going to make america great again. >> kasich also discussed his own political future saying he is not ruling out the possibility of unking for president again 20 20. watch the entire interview on our website, ktvu.com. french voters go to the polls to elect a new president on sunday. the two remaining candidates, the far right's maureen lapent
and the centrist candidate were back on the trail. prosecutors have opened an investigation after the opponent filed a complaint. europe could be facing another brexit if she wins. the house of representative approved a bill to impose new sanctions on north korea. the measure was approved by a vote of 419 to 1. the bill targets north korea's shipping industry to try to cut off income that north korea needs to build up its missile and nuclear programs. it also bars any goods produced by forced north korean labor from entering the united states. the bill now heads to the senate. it is brewed in the north bay and was being eyed by a large beer company. now it is selling its remaining stake. plus, keep out.
hours. it happened this morning on the frontier city amusement park in oklahoma city, aerial footage showing the riders on the silver bullet roller coaster stalled. firefighters removed them one by one. no one was hurt. it is still not clear just why that roller coaster stalled. come memorial day many bay area residents will head for the sierra. warmer weather draws people there to enjoy the sights and sounds of the foot hill rivers. >> as tom vacar tells us those rivers are running high, fast, and are very dangerous. >> reporter: a 4-year-old boy whose body was recovered from the american river provides a warning to all stlaws california's snow melt-fed rivers are dangerous to the extreme this year. after jumping from rocks the boy, not wearing a life vest, became incapacitated in the swift 50-degree melted snow water. >> might be 100 degrees outside up in the air, but in the air that 50 degrees can cause
hypothermia within minutes. >> reporter: at such cold temperatures you lose control of your strength, coordination, and your ability to think in just 10 to 15 minutes. >> it's too dangerous right now to be out rafting and playing in those really swift waters. >> reporter: nonetheless the sierra snow melt-fed rushing, rolling, and raging rivers will draw many to them. >> because of the years of drought's been quite some time since the people have been out and understand the risk. >> reporter: falling into rapids almost guarantees victims will be bashed into rocks. but even calm looking flows hold grave dangers. >> they are deceptively dangerous. >> what can appear as a fairly calm body of water can be traveling at a very quick rate of speed. >> reporter: relentless rushing waters carve the banks of the rivers. >> so you step on it, and there's a hole under the bank, and it collapses, and you end
up in water over your head. >> we recommend for anyone, when you have a river that's traveling that quickly, to stay a minimum of 50 feet away from the shore. >> reporter: even swift, shallow water can and does kill. >> it doesn't take much water for even an experienced swimmer to be swept off their feet. second they need to be wearing a life jacket. this is the number one save for small children. >> reporter: many people get caught in the grip of semi submerged younger, flexible trees and bushes aptly nicknamed strainers. >> try and stay away from those strainers because once you are pressed up against one of those trees you're not getting off. >> reporter: chances are rescuers will not reach you in time. tom vacar, ktvu fox 2 news. let's bring in our chief meteorologist bill martin. going back to those rivers it seems to me one of those things where you can be standing on the edge and think you are safe but all of a sudden that current knocks you off.
and once ear floating down the river, it's hard to get out. you grew up rural, frank, and i know you did heather, in texas. we know those rivers. we know where the deaths are. but the depths are completely different. that's why -- i mean, we don't want this to happen, but we will be seeing lot of stories this year of unfortunate -- dapping rouse situations occurring because of people jumping into these rivers and underestimating. it doesn't even matter if the river is deeper or faster. you've got tree trunks in the river that weren't there last year, so you've got need eddies. every time we have a big winter the next year is disaster rouse. if you have got a place you swim, we don't see that much in the bay area, but up in the rivers, the sacramento river,
all those rivers get a ton of action from the local kids. they're going to be dealing with feet per second, cubic feet per second flows that are much higher than they've experienced in the last five to eight years. okay, enough of old man martin. but it's a big deal. it's definitely going to be story this summer. the fog out there, the clouds out there, temperatures dropped 15 to 20 degrees. right now it's just 75 in rohnert park. there it is. that's why. the low in this trough is going to jirch over the top of us. not a typical situation for may. butt sets us up with a cooling trend right into the bay area weekend. maybe a sprinkle. you see the model here. here we are, tomorrow morning, cloudy like today. more clouds. there's the friday afternoon. saturday morning, you see that saturday afternoon, something slid by. i'm not changing my plans. and then maybe in the mountains, up in the south lake
area, you see some snow flurries, maybe even a thundershower, but the weekend looks fine, especially sunday afternoon. these are forecast highs tomorrow, like that. frank, did you used to swim around here? you grew up around berkeley. >> in the lake. we didn't have to worry about it. >> you remember that heather, growing up in the creeks. >> the brazos river in texas, when it was hey, my parents were always mindful about that and we didn't go as much. when it was lower and we were more familiar with it, then it was tons of fun. >> when we were kids, in the old days they would take old cars and put them on levees. they would stack them up to shore up the levees. a lot of these levees are made of old junk cars. the flows would change, and people would get sucked into these cars, which was always my biggest fear. this was back tin six. it's very dangerous. >> sowp predictable. >> bill, thank you. well, a big money beer deal
involving a popular north bay brewing company is now complete. heineken now owns all of the lagunitas brewing company. the dutch brewing corporation purchased half of the craft brewery in 2015. the deal was estimated at around $500 million. jerry garcia's custom made guitar is expected to sell for a million dollars at an hanks new york city. [ music ] >> jerry garcia called his guitar wolf. he first used it as a concert in 1973. devoted deadhead and fill lan throp pivot bought it for $790,000 in 2002. as we said it is now expected to go for a million dollars at an auction at the end of this month. all the money raised will go to
a law center in alabama that specializes in civil rights cases. inmates on the front lines defending homes. coming up, see the training they're getting before the start of california's fire season. and in minutes, new at 6:00, a piece of bay area art history falls into the bay. oh, man, i remember seeing that as a kid. i-80 in emeryville. the plan now is to try and preserve it. >> reporter: a legislative win for the president but there are still hurdles when it comes to the republican plan to repeal and replace obamacare. i'm lauren blanchard in washington. i will have that story coming up.
prince phillip is retiring from his royal duties. a spokesperson for the royal family says that queen elizabeth's 95-year-old husband will continue his clarity work but will no longer attend public events. >> he is dedicated his life to public service and to supporting the queen. i think he's more than earned his retirement. >> prince phillip gave up his naval career in 195 2. officials say the queen has no plans to retire herself. she turned 19 last month. cal fire crews are gearing up for fire season as pedro rivera tells us. dozens of california prison inmates headed out to caler of rase county to -- to cal la --
to to calaveras county. >> reporter: this is how the day begins. grabbing the tools, checking the condition of the tool, all before a long day of exercises that will put their bodies and teamwork to test. >> are your waters full? got a camel pack? >> it all gets down to tbheeg your crew members are capable v. that all plays into it. >> 200 inmates have spent the last two days training. they are learning things like how to get a fire hose ready. >> we have certain criteria, stuff that they need to go over. you may be sent to a piece of fire line that you have to walk miles and miles into. and the expectation is once you get to that point, you're able to function and do what you need to do. >> reporter: once the training is complete they will be ready to help cal fire firefighters
fight the wildfires. in valley springs, pedro rivera, fox 40 news. it's a great plan, and ultimately that's what it's all about. >> after seven years of roadblocks house republicans take a big step toward their goal of repealing and replacing president obama's affordable care accident. good evening. i'm frank somerville. >> i'm heather holmes in tonight for julie. the healthcare bill passed the house with only one vote to spare. while the senate is expected to make sweeping changes, passage in the house is seen as a big legislative victory for president trump. every democrat in the house voted no with san francisco's nancy pelosi calling the bill a moral injustice. >> dr. king said, of all of the forms of inequality, injustice in healthcare is the most shocking and the most inhumane because it often results in
physical deaths. >> after the house passed the bill president trump celebrated the victory this afternoon with gop lawmakers in the white house rose garden. we have team coverage. political analyst brian sobel is here but first we want to go live to washington and fox news correspondent lauren blanchard with the vote and reaction there. lauren. >> reporter: hi, frank and heather. house republicans boarded buses at the capitol and took the short ride down pennsylvania avenue to join the president for a victory lap of sorts in the rose garden on healthcare all before they headed out of town for another long recess. >> it's dead. it's essential dead. >> reporter: president donald trump celebrating the first step towards fulfilling his campaign promise of repealing and replacing obamacare. >> this has brought the republican party together. we're going to get this finished. >> the bill is passed and without objection the motion to reconsider is laid upon the table. >> reporter: house republicans pushing through a revamped version of the american